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Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir
Atripla is a combination antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from reproducing in your body. Atripla is used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Atripla may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir
DRUG TYPE
antiviral combinations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not take Atripla together with adefovir, atazanavir, voriconazole, or medications that contain emtricitabine, lamivudine, or tenofovir.

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using. Many drugs can interact, and some drugs should not be used together.

Atripla can cause severe or fatal liver problems. Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms such as stomach pain or swelling, loss of appetite, dark urine, or yellowing of your skin or eyes.

You may develop lactic acidosis, a dangerous build-up of lactic acid in your blood. Call your doctor or get emergency medical help if you have unusual muscle pain, trouble breathing, stomach pain, dizziness, feeling cold, or feeling very weak or tired.

If you've ever had hepatitis B, it may become active or get worse after you stop using Atripla. You may need frequent liver function tests for several months.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Atripla tablet 600 mg-200 mg-300 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate tablet 600 mg-200 mg-300 mg

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